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Report for Haloxylon ammodendron (C.A.Mey.) Bunge ex Fenzl

updated: Mar 12th 2019, 2:19 pm see all updates
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Family Amaranthaceae
Genus Haloxylon
Species ammodendron
Author (C.A.Mey.) Bunge ex Fenzl
Infraspecfic Author
Plant type
  • psammophile
  • xerohalophyte
Previously was:
  • psammophile
  • Life form
    • ShrubLi, CJ; Shi, X; Lei, JQ; Xu, XW (2014) The scale effect on the soil spatial heterogeneity of Haloxylon ammodendron (C. A. Mey.) in a sandy desert
    • Tree () Flora of China
    Previously was:
  • Tree
  • Ecotypes Yes
    Max. salinity
    Germination YesHuang, Z., Zhang, X., Zheng, G., Gutterman, Y. (2003) Influence of light, temperature, salinity and storage on seed germination of Haloxylon ammodendronLiu, RR; Wang, L; Tanveer, M; Song, J (2018) Seed Heteromorphism: An Important Adaptation of Halophytes for Habitat HeterogeneityLv, C., Zhang, X., Liu, G., Deng, C.  (2012) Seed yield model of Haloxylon ammodendron (ca meyer) bunge in Junggar Basin, China.Song, J., G. Feng, C. Y. Tian and F. S. Zhang (2005) Strategies for adaptation of Suaeda physophora, Haloxylon ammodendron and Haloxylon persicum to a saline environment during seed-germination stageSong, J., G. Feng, Z. K. Li, A. D. Chen, X. M. Chen and F. S. Zhang (2007) Effects of salinity and scarifying seed coat on ion content of embryos and seed germination for Suaeda physophora and Haloxylon ammodendronTobe, K., Li, X., Omasa, K. (2004) Effects of five different salts on seed germination and seedling growth of Haloxylon ammodendron (Chenopodiaceae)Tobe, K., Li, X., Omasa, K. (2005) Effects of irrigation on seedling emergence and seedling survival of a desert shrub Haloxylon ammodendron (Chenopodiaceae)Tobe, K., X. M. Li and K. Omasa (2000) Effects of sodium chloride on seed germination and growth of two Chinese desert shrubs, Haloxylon ammodendron and H-persicum (Chenopodiaceae)Ya, L., Yinghua, Z., Jihe, W., Quanlin, M., Xiaoqin, Z. (2007) The Influence of Different Salt Stress on Seed Germination of Haloxylon ammodendron
    Salt glands and bladders unknown
    Photosynthesis Pathway C4Gao, S., Su, P., Yan, Q., Ding, S. (2010) Canopy and leaf gas exchange of Haloxylon ammodendron under different soil moisture regimesGhaffari, S. M., Z. Balaei, T. Chatrenoor and H. Akhani (2015) Cytology of SW Asian Chenopodiaceae: new data from Iran and a review of previous records and correlations with life forms and C-4 photosynthesisHan, W., Xu, X. W., Li, L., Lei, J. Q., Li, S. Y.  (2010) Chlorophyll a fluorescence responses of Haloxylon ammodendron seedlings subjected to progressive saline stress in the Tarim desert highway ecological shelterbeltHan, Y., Tuo, X., Gao, X., Gao, J. (2010) A comparative study on photosynthetic characteristics of Haloxylon ammodendron and Nitraria tangutorum on temperate steppa subdesert in AlashanLi, Y., Ma, X., Zhao, J., Xu, J., Shi, J., Zhu, X. G., Zhang, H. (2015) Developmental genetic mechanisms of C4 syndrome based on transcriptome analysis of C3 cotyledons and C4 assimilating shoots in Haloxylon ammodendronMa, Q., Jihe, W., Yongfu, J., Hujun, L. (2003) Photosynthesis-physiological characteristics of Haloxylon ammodendron under different soil moisture gradesMaina, J. N., Wang, Q. (2015) Seasonal response of chlorophyll a/b ratio to stress in a typical desert species: Haloxylon ammodendron.Pyankov, V. I., P. D. Gunin, S. Tsoog and C. C. Black (2000) C4 plants in the vegetation of Mongolia: their natural occurrence and geographical distribution in relation to climateSu, P. X., Liu, X. M., Zhang, L. X., Zhao, A. F., LI, W. R., Chen, H. S. (2004) Comparison of d 13C values and gas exchange of assimilating shoots of desert plants Haloxylon ammodendron and Calligonum mongolicum with other plantsSu, P., Cheng, G., Yan, Q., Liu, X. (2007) Photosynthetic regulation of C4 desert plant Haloxylon ammodendron under drought stressSu, P.,An, L., Ma, R.,Liu, X. (2005) Kranz anatomy and C_ (4) photosynthetic characteristics of two desert plants, Haloxylon ammodendron and Calligonum mongolicumWu, Q., Zhang, X. (2005) Effects of moisture conditions on the gas exchange of Haloxylon ammodendronZheng, C., Wang, Q. (2015) Seasonal and annual variation in transpiration of a dominant desert species, Haloxylon ammodendron, in Central Asia up‐scaled from sap flow measurement
    Molecular data
    • TranscriptomicsFan, L., G. N. Wang, W. Hu, P. Pantha, K. N. Tran, H. Zhang, L. Z. An, M. Dassanayake and Q. S. Qiu (2018) Transcriptomic view of survival during early seedling growth of the extremophyte Haloxylon ammodendronGao, H. J., X. P. Lue, L. Zhang, Y. Qiao, Q. Zhao, Y. P. Wang, M. F. Li and J. L. Zhang (2018) Transcriptomic Profiling and Physiological Analysis of Haloxylon ammodendron in Response to Osmotic StressLong, Y., J. W. Zhang, X. J. Tian, S. S. Wu, Q. Zhang, J. P. Zhang, Z. H. Dang and X. W. Pei (2014) De novo assembly of the desert tree Haloxylon ammodendron (C. A. Mey.) based on RNA-Seq data provides insight into drought response, gene discovery and marker identification
    Previously was: empty
    Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesLiu, L; Hui, N; Liang, LX; Zhang, XX; Li, LB; Sun, QW (2018) Sphingobacterium haloxyli sp nov., an endophytic bacterium isolated from Haloxylon ammodendron stems in Kumtag desertLiu, L; Li, LB; Song, Z; Wang, SY; Zhang, J; Zhang, XX; Sun, QW (2017) Parapedobacter deserti sp nov., an endophytic bacterium isolated from Haloxylon ammodendron stems
    Previously was: unknown
    Bioremediation unknown
    Secondary Metabolites
    Compatible Solutes
    • Osmotic adjustmentKang, J., Duan, J., Wang, S., Zhao, M., Yang, Z. (2013) Na compound fertilizer promotes growth and enhances drought resistance of the succulent xerophyte Haloxylon ammodendronSong, J., Feng, G., Tian, C-Y., Zhang, F-S. (2006) Osmotic adjustment traits of Suaeda physophora, Haloxylon ammodendron and Haloxylon persicum in field or controlled conditions
    • E1 Dry grasslands
    Previously was: empty
    Economic use
    • 2000.0 TIMBER
    • 4850.0 Salt-tolerant ornamental
    Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
    Distribution (text)
    • USSR
    • Fukang region of Xinjiang Province, ChinaZhang, H. X., G. M. Zhang, X. T. Lu, D. W. Zhou and X. G. Han (2015) Salt tolerance during seed germination and early seedling stages of 12 halophytes
    • ChinaLiu, J. L., Wang, Y. G., Yang, X. H., Wang, B. F. (2011) Genetic variation in seed and seedling traits of six Haloxylon ammodendron shrub provenances in desert areas of ChinaSheng, Y., Zheng, W., Pei, K., Ma, K. (2005) Genetic variation within and among populations of a dominant desert tree Haloxylon ammodendron (amaranthaceae) in China
    • China (Gansu, Minquin County)Jihe, W., Quanlin, M. (2003) Study on restoration strategies, characteristics and status of degenerated artificial Haloxylon ammodendron communities at the edge of Minqin oasis
    Miscellaneous notes Aspecies with over 150 references, many on germination, in the Web of Science on 12 Mar 2019
    Previously was: empty

    Last Records approved
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    Sep 10th 2022, 6:13 pm

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Sep 10th 2022, 6:13 pm
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    Sep 10th 2022, 5:53 pm

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Sep 10th 2022, 5:54 pm
    Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
    Sep 9th 2022, 11:04 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Sep 9th 2022, 8:07 pm
    Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
    Sep 9th 2022, 10:47 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Sep 9th 2022, 8:06 pm
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    Sep 8th 2022, 6:36 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Sep 8th 2022, 6:36 am
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